June 28, 2013 - Industry News
Teamsters employed at ABF Freight System have voted to approve the national master portion of a new five-year agreement with the trucking company.
Tags: Teamsters, ABF
June 3, 2013 - Industry News
UPS Freight and ABF announced separately that they will revise their general rates and charges.
A general rate increase of 5.9% was announced for non-contractual shipments in the United States, Canada and Mexico. ABF stated that the effect on specific lanes and shipments will vary.
Tags: UPS, ABF, LTL, rates
May 31, 2013 - Industry News
ABF Freight System and the Teamsters Union have reached another extension on the current labor agreement while they wait on rank and file members to vote on a new labor agreement between the two sides.
Tags: Teamsters, ABF, Fleets
May 21, 2013 - Industry News
Leaders from about 160 Teamster locals that represent ABF members have unanimously endorsed a tentative master agreement and supplements covering 7,500 workers at the carrier ABF.
Tags: Teamsters, ABF, Freight Rates
May 10, 2013 - Industry News
Teamsters Union President James Hoffa Friday had some harsh words for LTL giant YRC Worldwide following news that it tried to purchase competitor Arkansas Best, which owns ABF, calling the move "unconscionable."
Tags: Arkansas Best, Teamsters, YRC Worldwide, ABF, YRC, LTL, Fleets
May 6, 2013 - Industry News
Representatives of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters and the trucking company ABF have reached a tentative contract agreement.
Tags: Arkansas Best, Teamsters, ABF, LTL
April 2, 2013 - Industry News
The Teamsters Union and the less-than-truckload carrier ABF failed to reach an agreement by the time the most recent labor pact expired at the end of March, but they intend to keep talking, having agreed to a 30-day extension.
Tags: Arkansas Best, Teamsters, ABF, YRC Worldwide
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